Srinagar: Ten pregnant women were among fresh COVID-19 infections reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the overall case count to 2333.
Sources told GNS that 112 fresh cases were reported in J&K—67 among them from Kashmir division and 45 from Jammu division.
They said among the fresh cases in Valley, 48 were confirmed at CD’s diagnostic laboratory, Dr. Salim Khan, nodal officer for COVID-19 at the Government Medical College Srinagar, told GNS. 19 others were confirmed at viral diagnostic lab at SKIMS Bemina, Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS, told GNS.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, told GNS that among them 12 are from Srinagar, four from Kulgam and two from Kupwara and one from Baramulla.
Among 48 cases reported from Jammu, 30 were confirmed at Army’s Command Hospital Udhampur. Confirming that 30 samples tested positive at the Command Hospital Udhampur, Lt Col Inam Danish Khan told GNS sixteen of them are from Rajouri, 11 from Udhampur, two from Doda and one Reasi.
Pertinently, GNS already reported 185 cases in J&K on Friday while official bulletin by had put the number at 128. (GNS)